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RV Clione CLI6A/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI6A/71
Cruise period1971-05-10 — 1971-05-25
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the unity of the North Sea cod stock by tagging cod in
the so called boundary areas indicated by previous tagging experiments.
2. To continue the series of plaice and dab trawl surveys to investigate
the microstructure of these populations.
3. To continue studies on the feeding chronology of plaice and dab.
4. To carry out selected observations of the distribution of benthos using the underwater camera, underwater TV and the Smith McIntyre grab.
5. To collect and deep freeze plaice for laboratory analysis of body
chemistry (Mr Birkett).
6. To bring back live turbot for Dr A Jones and live plaice for Dr Greer Walker.
Chief scientistR Colin A Bannister (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI6A/71 cruise report clione6a_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: bottom 8 with T only
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 56
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 4